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Homepage:http://wittman.blogspot.com/
Workplace:Economics Department, University of California-Santa Cruz (UCSC), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2012

  1. Strategic Behavior and Organizational Structure in Religions
    Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz Downloads
    See also Journal Article in British Journal of Political Science (2014)

2005

  1. Candidate Quality, Pressure Group Endorsements, And The Nature Of Political Advertising
    Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz Downloads
    See also Journal Article in European Journal of Political Economy (2007)
  2. Is Status Quo Bias Consistent With Downward Sloping Demand?
    Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economic Inquiry (2008)
  3. Pressure Groups And Political Advertising: How Uninformed Voters Can Use Strategic Rules Of Thumb
    Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz Downloads View citations (1)
  4. The Organization Of Family Interactions: Minimizing Transaction Costs And Strategic Behavior
    Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz Downloads
  5. Voting on Income Redistribution: How a Little Bit of Altruism Creates Transitivity
    Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz Downloads

2003

  1. LITIGATION WITH SYMMETRIC BARGAINING AND TWO-SIDED INCOMPLETE INFORMATION
    Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo (2003) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization (2007)

1980

  1. Nonmyoptic Equilibria
    Working Papers, C.V. Starr Center for Applied Economics, New York University View citations (2)

Journal Articles

2016

  1. What is Wrong with Phelps’s Analysis of the West’s Economies?
    Homo Oeconomicus: Journal of Behavioral and Institutional Economics, 2016, 33, (1), 51-56 Downloads

2014

  1. Strategic Behavior and Organizational Structure in Religions
    British Journal of Political Science, 2014, 44, (4), 717-739 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2009

  1. How Pressure Groups Activate Voters and Move Candidates Closer to the Median
    Economic Journal, 2009, 119, (540), 1324-1343 Downloads View citations (5)

2008

  1. IS STATUS QUO BIAS CONSISTENT WITH DOWNWARD‐SLOPING DEMAND?
    Economic Inquiry, 2008, 46, (2), 283-288 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Targeted political advertising and strategic behavior by uninformed voters
    Economics of Governance, 2008, 9, (1), 87-100 Downloads View citations (2)

2007

  1. Candidate quality, pressure group endorsements and the nature of political advertising
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2007, 23, (2), 360-378 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Litigation with Symmetric Bargaining and Two-Sided Incomplete Information
    Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 2007, 23, (1), 98-126 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2005

  1. Reply to Caplan: On the Methodology of Testing for Voter Irrationality
    Econ Journal Watch, 2005, 2, (1), 22-31 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Second Reply to Caplan: The Power and the Glory of the Median Voter
    Econ Journal Watch, 2005, 2, (2), 186-195 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. The Internal Organization of the Family: Economic Analysis and Psychological Advice
    Kyklos, 2005, 58, (1), 121-144 Downloads
  4. Valence characteristics, costly policy and the median-crossing property: A diagrammatic exposition
    Public Choice, 2005, 124, (3), 365-382 Downloads View citations (1)

2004

  1. Book Reviews
    De Economist, 2004, 152, (1), 133-145 Downloads

2003

  1. Lay Juries, Professional Arbitrators, and the Arbitrator Selection Hypothesis
    American Law and Economics Review, 2003, 5, (1), 61-93 View citations (2)

2001

  1. Contests where there is variation in the marginal productivity of effort
    Economic Theory, 2001, 18, (3), 711-744 Downloads View citations (17)
  2. original papers: Implementation with partial verification
    Review of Economic Design, 2001, 6, (1), 63-84 Downloads View citations (5)

2000

  1. The Wealth and Size of Nations
    Journal of Conflict Resolution, 2000, 44, (6), 868-884 Downloads View citations (14)

1997

  1. Learning Liability Rules
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 1997, 26, (1), 145-64 Downloads View citations (12)

1995

  1. Why voters vote for incumbents but against incumbency: A rational choice explanation
    Journal of Public Economics, 1995, 57, (1), 67-83 Downloads View citations (9)

1993

  1. Nash equilibrium vs. maximin: A comparative game statics analysis
    European Journal of Political Economy, 1993, 9, (4), 559-565 Downloads View citations (8)

1991

  1. Nations and States: Mergers and Acquisitions; Dissolutions and Divorce
    American Economic Review, 1991, 81, (2), 126-29 Downloads View citations (25)

1989

  1. Arms Control Verification and Other Games Involving Imperfect Detection
    American Political Science Review, 1989, 83, (3), 923-945 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Book reviews
    Public Choice, 1989, 62, (1), 93-100 Downloads
  3. Why Democracies Produce Efficient Results
    Journal of Political Economy, 1989, 97, (6), 1395-1424 Downloads View citations (292)

1988

  1. Dispute Resolution, Bargaining, and the Selection of Cases for Trial: A Study of the Generation of Biased and Unbiased Data
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 1988, 17, (2), 313-52 Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Economic Contests with Incomplete Information and Optimal Contest Design
    Management Science, 1988, 34, (4), 528-540 Downloads View citations (3)

1986

  1. Final-Offer Arbitration
    Management Science, 1986, 32, (12), 1551-1561 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. The Price of Negligence under Differing Liability Rules
    Journal of Law and Economics, 1986, 29, (1), 151-63 Downloads View citations (3)

1985

  1. Counter-intuitive results in game theory
    European Journal of Political Economy, 1985, 1, (1), 77-89 Downloads View citations (14)
  2. Pigovian taxes which work in the small-number case
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 1985, 12, (2), 144-154 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Should compensation be based on costs or benefits?
    International Review of Law and Economics, 1985, 5, (2), 173-185 Downloads View citations (2)

1984

  1. Liability for Harm or Restitution for Benefit?
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 1984, 13, (1), 57-80 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Multi-candidate equilibria
    Public Choice, 1984, 43, (3), 287-291 Downloads

1983

  1. Candidate Motivation: A Synthesis of Alternative Theories
    American Political Science Review, 1983, 77, (1), 142-157 Downloads View citations (172)
  2. The Peak Income Hypothesis: An Econometric Reinvestigation
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1983, 65, (2), 358-60 Downloads

1982

  1. Efficient Rules in Highway Safety and Sports Activity
    American Economic Review, 1982, 72, (1), 78-90 Downloads View citations (3)

1981

  1. Nonmyopic Equilibria in 2×2 Games
    Conflict Management and Peace Science, 1981, 6, (1), 39-62 Downloads View citations (3)

1979

  1. How a War Ends
    Journal of Conflict Resolution, 1979, 23, (4), 743-763 Downloads

1977

  1. Candidates with policy preferences: A dynamic model
    Journal of Economic Theory, 1977, 14, (1), 180-189 Downloads View citations (126)

1976

  1. Various Concepts of Power Equivalence Among Ostensibly Unrelated Approaches
    British Journal of Political Science, 1976, 6, (4), 449-462 Downloads View citations (1)

1975

  1. Determinants of Participation in Presidential Elections: Comment
    Journal of Law and Economics, 1975, 18, (3), 735-41 Downloads

1974

  1. Reviews
    Public Choice, 1974, 17, (1), 115-129 Downloads
  2. Two Views of Procedure
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 1974, 3, (1), 249-256 Downloads View citations (2)

1973

  1. Cheating and control
    Public Choice, 1973, 14, (1), 137-142 Downloads
  2. Parties as Utility Maximizers*
    American Political Science Review, 1973, 67, (2), 490-498 Downloads View citations (69)

Books

2008

  1. The Oxford Handbook of Political Economy
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (54)

2006

  1. Economic Foundations of Law and Organization
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (3)
    Also in Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press (2006) View citations (3)

1997

  1. The Myth of Democratic Failure
    University of Chicago Press Economics Books, University of Chicago Press View citations (1)

Edited books

00

  1. The Economics of Governance
    Books, Edward Elgar Publishing View citations (5)

Chapters

2002

  1. Normative public finance without guilt: why normative public finance is positive public finance
    Chapter 6 in Political Economy and Public Finance, 2002 Downloads
 
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